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Directors Election Now Open

April 19, 2019

Vote Now! (Stock Image courtesy of www.HarvardScholar.org)

The ballot is now open for the Director positions on the 2019-20 Harvard Extension Student Association's board.

The Harvard Extension Student Association (HESA) represents ALL students at Harvard Extension School. Please take the time to learn about each candidate before placing your vote. Candidates' statements, along with links to their candidacy videos, are gathered on the HESA Elections 2019 website.

The ballot has been sent to the email addresses on file for all degree candidates. The link is unique for each voter, and only allows one vote per link. If you would like to change your vote at a later date, please contact the HESA Elections Committee.

Voting will end on Monday, April 29th at 12pm (EDT).

Carmen Gardner (ALM Management/Finance candidate) and Lauren Voler (ALM Management/Finance candidate), are the President-elect and Vice-President-elect for 2019-20. You can read more about their goals and plans for the upcoming year on their candidate profiles, linked on their names.

To contact the HESA Elections Committee with any questions, contact Ian Jackson in the Student Clubs & Activities Office.

Thank you for taking the time to participate and make your voice heard!

Announcing HESA's President and Vice-President for 2019-20

April 15, 2019

Thank you to the many of you who took the time to learn about (and vote for) the candidates for President and Vice-President of the Harvard Extension Student Association. We congratulate all the candidates on running positive and professional campaigns.

The election for these roles has now closed. Please join me in congratulating:

President: Carmen Gardner (ALM Management/Finance)

Vice-President: Lauren Voler (ALM Management/Finance)

Their term officially begins on June 1, 2019. You can read more about their plans and goals for the year ahead by following the links on their names.


It is not too late to nominate yourself for a Director position, for the term running from June 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020. Learn about the positions from the HESA constitution, and submit your nomination here by Wednesday, April 17, at 12:00 noon (EDT).

As we look forward to the incoming HESA administration, we also remind you that HESA’s current administration is still working hard and providing events and activities for students all the way up until their term ends on May 31. Keep an eye on the HESA website and Facebook to learn more about what they are working on.

Meet the Candidates and Cast Your Vote!

April 5, 2019
Your Vote Counts (Stock Image courtesy of www.HarvardScholar.org)Meet the 2019-20 HESA Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates!

The candidates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. Included are their personal statement of purpose and the link to their campaign video. Each video is less than 2 minutes long, so please take the chance to view each one prior to casting your vote.

Your ballot will be sent to the email address on file at the Registrar's Office for you, on Friday, April 5th at noon (EDT). If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your spam folder. If you do not receive a ballot, please email ian_jackson@harvard.edu.

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